Do you have what it takes to be a traffic signal technician?

Take this self-assessment to determine whether or not you have the right skill set needed for a successful and fulfilling career as a traffic signal technician.

How physically fit are you?

The work of a traffic signal technician is physically demanding.

Please rate your physical strength and stamina?


How are your money management skills?

Successful traffic signal technicians need solid financial management skills.

Please rate yourself as a responsible money manager?

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Are you a good student/learner?

A substation technician needs a solid understanding of basic math and electricity, which will require the successful completion of classroom training.

Please rate your study habits?

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Are you a team player?

As a traffic signal technician you’ll be working as a member of a crew.

Please rate your ability to work well with others in completing tasks?

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Do you like the outdoors?

Traffic signal technicians work in outdoor environments throughout the year.

Please rate your tolerance for working in the cold of winter and the heat of the summer for extended periods of time?

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How trustworthy are you?

As a traffic signal technician you’ll have access to the tools, equipment and other property of co-workers and employers.

Please rate your ability to be trusted and respectful of the property of others?

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Can you pass a drug test?

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Are you ready?

From our experience, successful traffic signal technicians select this as a career path rather than simply leaving because they are tired of their current job.

Please rate your understanding of the challenges and opportunities you will face as a
traffic signal technician?

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Your total is: 27

29-35 You have what it takes to succeed as a traffic signal technician. Apply today.

17-28Seems like you have the right qualifications. Our apprenticeship program should help you develop those skills and some new ones. Apply today.

Below 16 Chances are our apprenticeship program will be a very challenging and frustrating experience for you. You may want to pursue another career option.